The Global Legal Post | Latesthttp://www.globallegalpost.comThe latest stories from The Global Legal PostMon, 25 Sep 2017en-gb(C) 2017 Global City Media LtdGlobal Legal Post - Latest News &amp; Headlineshttp://www.globallegalpost.comhttp://www.globallegalpost.com/images/feed-image/global-legal-post.pngThe false picture of the UK's battle against fraud<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/commentary/the-false-picture-of-the-uks-battle-against-fraud-97840959/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Fraud13.jpg' border='0'/></a>Uncertainty over the future of the UK's Serious Fraud Office needs to end, says Dominic Carman.http://www.globallegalpost.com/commentary/the-false-picture-of-the-uks-battle-against-fraud-97840959/Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:09Bedell Cristin wins US$200m trust dispute for plaintiffs in long-running Crociani case<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/bedell-cristin-wins-us$200m-trust-dispute-for-plaintiffs-in-long-running-crociani-case-24449979/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Jersey3.jpg' border='0'/></a>The plaintiffs in a long-running trust dispute have been successful, resulting in the reconstitution of a trust fund worth $200 million.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/bedell-cristin-wins-us$200m-trust-dispute-for-plaintiffs-in-long-running-crociani-case-24449979/Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:09Australian law firm hails use of digital currencies for its business<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/australian-law-firm-hails-use-of-digital-currencies-for-its-business-55389321/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Bitcoin (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>Lehman Walsh has embraced digital currencies and adopted a progressive approach to new technology which it claims is paying dividends.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/australian-law-firm-hails-use-of-digital-currencies-for-its-business-55389321/Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:09Legal change leaders head for London summit<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-change-leaders-head-for-london-summit-79279323/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Global .jpg' border='0'/></a>A group of legal change leaders from some of the world's top corporates and financial institutions will gather in London next week.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-change-leaders-head-for-london-summit-79279323/Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:09Clyde & Co joins forces with blockchain expert to launch consultancy<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/clyde--co-joins-forces-with-blockchain-expert-to-launch-consultancy-78013077/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Blockchain (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>The law firm is launching a first-of-its-kind smart contracts consultancy with access to an international team of software and IT engineers.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/clyde--co-joins-forces-with-blockchain-expert-to-launch-consultancy-78013077/Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:09Ashurst liberates workforce to work in 'smart' way<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ashurst-liberates-workforce-to-work-in-smart-way-89601944/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/flexible working2.jpg' border='0'/></a>Ashurst has launched what it describes as 'a new smarter working initiative' in the UK.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ashurst-liberates-workforce-to-work-in-smart-way-89601944/Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:09PwC Legal establishes Washington office<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/pwc-legal-establishes-washington-office-16613741/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/36930609_s (2)1.jpg' border='0'/></a>The accountancy giant has established an office in the US capital but will not be practising local law.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/pwc-legal-establishes-washington-office-16613741/Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:09Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-30275331/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Budweiser (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>A weekly round-up of moves across the globe.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-30275331/Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:09Manufacturing sector sees legal issues rocket for general counsel<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/manufacturing-sector-sees-legal-issues-rocket-for-general-counsel-18716375/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Engines.jpg' border='0'/></a>A new report reveals the unique challenges for general counsel operating in manufacturing.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/manufacturing-sector-sees-legal-issues-rocket-for-general-counsel-18716375/Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:09Arbitration looks set to increase in Australia<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/arbitration-looks-set-to-increase-in-australia-27092309/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Australia15.jpg' border='0'/></a>Australia could embrace arbitration in the next year in line with the rest of the world.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/arbitration-looks-set-to-increase-in-australia-27092309/Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:09Fish & Richardson top IP list for patent challenges<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/fish--richardson-top-ip-list-for-patent-challenges-55505926/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Patents1.jpg' border='0'/></a>The top law firms challenging US patents have been named in a new rankings list.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/fish--richardson-top-ip-list-for-patent-challenges-55505926/Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:09Women partners seldom earn top pay at law firms<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/women-partners-seldom-earn-top-pay-at-law-firms-74571971/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/women3.jpg' border='0'/></a>Men remain overwhelmingly the best paid in US law firms with women far behind.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/women-partners-seldom-earn-top-pay-at-law-firms-74571971/Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:09Hogan Lovells offers voluntary retirement programme in the US<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hogan-lovells-offers-voluntary-retirement-programme-in-the-us-4656223/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/new york15.jpg' border='0'/></a>The law firm has offered voluntary retirement to hundreds of US business support staff, following on the heels of its proposed cuts in London.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hogan-lovells-offers-voluntary-retirement-programme-in-the-us-4656223/Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:09CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre poaches HSF team<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cms-bureau-francis-lefebvre-poaches-hsf-team-54727816/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/60269262_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>The French firm has boosted its real estate practice by adding a team of 12 from the City of London law firm.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cms-bureau-francis-lefebvre-poaches-hsf-team-54727816/Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:09Hogan Lovells moves legal support team out of London<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hogan-lovells-moves-legal-support-team-out-of-london-32478742/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/offices2.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law firm Hogan Lovells is the latest law firm to move back office staff to offices outside London.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hogan-lovells-moves-legal-support-team-out-of-london-32478742/Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:09Reince Priebus is wooed by US law firms<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/reince-priebus-is-wooed-by-us-law-firms-63946804/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/31581943_s (1).jpg' border='0'/></a>The former White House Chief of Staff looks set to earn millions as law firms woo him following his departure from the Trump team.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/reince-priebus-is-wooed-by-us-law-firms-63946804/Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:09Board members lack insight on personal liabilities<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/board-members-lack-insight-on-personal-liabilities-53854300/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Boardroom15.jpg' border='0'/></a>Most company directors are not aware of individual personal liability that board members can incur for incorrect tax returns in some jurisdictions, such as Italy, Germany and Greece.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/board-members-lack-insight-on-personal-liabilities-53854300/Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:09Private prosecutions group launches<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/private-prosecutions-group-launches-94158229/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Adam Glass (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>The PPA will lobby on behalf of private prosecutors as well as acting as a forum for experts.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/private-prosecutions-group-launches-94158229/Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:09Tech entrepreneur develops law firm of the future<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/tech-entrepreneur-develops-law-firm-of-the-future-88862264/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/future5.jpg' border='0'/></a>A top US entrepreneur aims to create the leading technology-based law firm competing with BigLaw.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/tech-entrepreneur-develops-law-firm-of-the-future-88862264/Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:09Covington set to open in Dublin in Brexit move<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/covington-set-to-open-in-dublin-in-brexit-move-92360186/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/32379116_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>The US law firm is setting up an office specialising in life sciences and tehcnology in the Irish capital.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/covington-set-to-open-in-dublin-in-brexit-move-92360186/Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:09Ogletree Deakins snaps up employment team<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ogletree-deakins-snaps-up-employment-team-18041023/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/24140760_s_300x180.jpg' border='0'/></a>Ogletree Deakins has hired the team of four from Montgomery McCracken to join the firm's Philadelphia office.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ogletree-deakins-snaps-up-employment-team-18041023/Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:09Reed Smith invests in client management<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/reed-smith-invests-in-client-management-21497308/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/technology3.jpg' border='0'/></a>The firm is aiming to manage its business with the purchase of a sales-based system which looks after the entire client cycle.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/reed-smith-invests-in-client-management-21497308/Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:09DLA Piper targets EU-Greek business<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dla-piper-targets-eu-greek-business-7313805/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Europe4.jpg' border='0'/></a>The law firm is looking to capitalise on new opportunities next August when Greece's third economic adjustment programme ends.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dla-piper-targets-eu-greek-business-7313805/Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:09HSF clients want AI solutions<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hsf-clients-want-ai-solutions-61157565/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/47899583_s_300x180.jpg' border='0'/></a>Artificial intelligence will recast the relationship dynamic between legal providers and clients.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hsf-clients-want-ai-solutions-61157565/Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:09Turkish Airlines appoints Eversheds Sutherland as sole provider<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/turkish-airlines-appoints-eversheds-sutherland-as-sole-provider-66591316/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Turkish Airlines.jpg' border='0'/></a>The law firm will use its network to provide global legal services for the airline which has introduced efficiencies across the business.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/turkish-airlines-appoints-eversheds-sutherland-as-sole-provider-66591316/Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:09CMS partners with Saudi Arabian law firm<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cms-partners-with-saudi-arabian-law-firm-63272210/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Riyadh7.jpg' border='0'/></a>CMS has signed an exclusive partnership with Saudi Arabian law firm Feras Al Shawaf.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cms-partners-with-saudi-arabian-law-firm-63272210/Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:09Bell Pottinger goes into administration<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/bell-pottinger-goes-into-administration-30056331/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/South Africa1.jpg' border='0'/></a>The shamed PR firm, which represented a wide range of clients including law firms, has collapsed.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/bell-pottinger-goes-into-administration-30056331/Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:09Half of rape jurors make guilty verdict before deliberation<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/half-of-rape-jurors-make-guilty-verdict-before-deliberation-67797897/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_242146405.jpg' border='0'/></a>Juries are not making a proper assessment of the evidence in rape trials, according to new research,http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/half-of-rape-jurors-make-guilty-verdict-before-deliberation-67797897/Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:09Gide sets up in Tehran and boosts its presence in the Middle East<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/gide-sets-up-in-tehran-and-boosts-its-presence-in-the-middle-east-12754953/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Tehran (3).jpg' border='0'/></a>The French law firm is the first to obtain a licence to practice in the country.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/gide-sets-up-in-tehran-and-boosts-its-presence-in-the-middle-east-12754953/Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:09Companies call for consistency in law firms<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/companies-call-for-consistency-in-law-firms-74234691/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/stars1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Companies are reluctant to hand over new work to inconsistent law firms.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/companies-call-for-consistency-in-law-firms-74234691/Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:09Burford Capital appoints Mark Klein as general counsel<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/burford-capital-appoints-mark-klein-as-general-counsel-93231976/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/New York (8)2.jpg' border='0'/></a>The litigation funder has hired ex-UBS lawyer Mark Klein for its New York operations.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/burford-capital-appoints-mark-klein-as-general-counsel-93231976/Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:09GCs aspire to increase productivity<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/gcs-aspire-to-increase-productivity-16210771/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/productivity1.jpg' border='0'/></a>General counsel have named this top of their priority list.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/gcs-aspire-to-increase-productivity-16210771/Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:09Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-38924751/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Mothercare.jpg' border='0'/></a>A weekly round-up of moves around the globe.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-38924751/Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:09Pinsent Masons consults over making secretarial roles redundant<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/pinsent-masons-consults-over-making-secretarial-roles-redundant-88071976/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/secretary redundancy.jpg' border='0'/></a>The law firm is reviewing personal assistant (PA) roles and has consulted with those at risk.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/pinsent-masons-consults-over-making-secretarial-roles-redundant-88071976/Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:09City law firms remain defiant despite Brexit, as regional firms stutter<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/city-law-firms-remain-defiant-despite-brexit-as-regional-firms-stutter-67639730/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/City of London.jpg' border='0'/></a>City law firms have demonstrated resilience to tough political and economic conditions this year as growth overtakes that of regional law firms.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/city-law-firms-remain-defiant-despite-brexit-as-regional-firms-stutter-67639730/Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:09Partners Employment Lawyers joins up with Excello Law<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/partners-employment-lawyers-joins-up-with-excello-law-76790432/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Merger (8)2.jpg' border='0'/></a>London-based Partners Employment Lawyers has joined forces with agile working national firm Excello Law.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/partners-employment-lawyers-joins-up-with-excello-law-76790432/Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:09McGuire Woods chair steps down after 11 years<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/mcguire-woods-chair-steps-down-after-11-years-13205180/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Pence.jpg' border='0'/></a>Richard Cullen, who currently represents Vice President Mike Pence in the Russian investigation, will remain at the firm.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/mcguire-woods-chair-steps-down-after-11-years-13205180/Mon, 11 Sep 2017 12:09European banks are at the mercy of US regulators<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/european-banks-are-at-the-mercy-of-us-regulators-62309367/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Wall Street6.jpg' border='0'/></a>New data reveals that European banks are under disproportional enforcement pressure from US regulators and receive significantly greater penalties than their US counterparts.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/european-banks-are-at-the-mercy-of-us-regulators-62309367/Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:09BLP creates client technology role in litigation dept<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/blp-creates-client-technology-role-in-litigation-dept-87110695/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Technology (4).jpg' border='0'/></a>A review of litigation operations has seen the firm hire three partners from competing firms and a new focus on client technology.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/blp-creates-client-technology-role-in-litigation-dept-87110695/Mon, 11 Sep 2017 14:09Innovation in disruptive times<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/innovation-in-disruptive-times-2583516/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Fibre optics.jpg' border='0'/></a>This year's GC Futures Summit brings together leading general counsel to discuss what innovation means for them.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/innovation-in-disruptive-times-2583516/Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:09Irish law firm adopts artificial intelligence platform<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/irish-law-firm-adopts-artificial-intelligence-platform-95514026/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Dublin (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>McCann FitzGerald and Neota Logic have joined forces to create AI-driven legal services solutions.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/irish-law-firm-adopts-artificial-intelligence-platform-95514026/Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:09Wilson Sonsini disruptive team to join Cooley in Silicon Valley<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/wilson-sonsini-disruptive-team-to-join-cooley-in-silicon-valley-88778032/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/avina-jon-00000-press.jpg' border='0'/></a>A team of next generation leaders representing disruptive high-growth companies are exiting from Wilson Sonsini to join competitor firm Cooley.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/wilson-sonsini-disruptive-team-to-join-cooley-in-silicon-valley-88778032/Mon, 11 Sep 2017 12:09Most boards unprepared for crisis, say legal departments<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/most-boards-unprepared-for-crisis-say-legal-departments-71607859/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Boardroom (3)2.jpg' border='0'/></a>Companies are poorly prepared for a crisis with one in three admitting they have no crisis management plan in place.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/most-boards-unprepared-for-crisis-say-legal-departments-71607859/Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:09Lonely Planet joins forces with LawAdvisor<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lonely-planet-joins-forces-with-lawadvisor-24965783/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Lonely Planet.jpg' border='0'/></a>The iconic travel guide company Lonely Planet has helped design and implement LawAdvisor Corporate as part of its digital transformation.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lonely-planet-joins-forces-with-lawadvisor-24965783/Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:09Two Philadelphia firms create nationwide mergers<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/two-philadelphia-firms-create-nationwide-mergers-12231165/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Philadelphia (2)1.jpg' border='0'/></a>The two law firms in the city are merging to create nationwide presences.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/two-philadelphia-firms-create-nationwide-mergers-12231165/Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:09ECJ rules in landmark Intel case<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ecj-rules-in-landmark-intel-case-17836983/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/European Commission1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Europe's top court has ruled for Intel in one of the longest running cases in the Commission's history which could have potential implications for Qualcomm and Google.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ecj-rules-in-landmark-intel-case-17836983/Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:09The future of Litigation funding<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/the-future-of-litigation-funding-49512599/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/funding (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>Litigation funding is on the increase. But what is its potential, asks Christopher Bogart of Burford?http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/the-future-of-litigation-funding-49512599/Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:09Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-87951905/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/New York (3)2.jpg' border='0'/></a>A weekly round-up of moves around the globe.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-87951905/Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:09Shell revamps UK legal team<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/shell-revamps-uk-legal-team-56731118/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Shell7.jpg' border='0'/></a>UK legal head Michael Coates moves to become associate general counsel of Shell's global upstream business.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/shell-revamps-uk-legal-team-56731118/Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:09Influential legal operators driving change in law departments<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/influential-legal-operators-driving-change-in-law-departments-59631132/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Strategy (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>Nearly half of corporate legal departments have a legal operations director, according to new research.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/influential-legal-operators-driving-change-in-law-departments-59631132/Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:09Jenner & Block boosts Washington with former acting US solicitor general<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/jenner--block-boosts-washington-with-former-acting-us-solicitor-general-76329868/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Gershengorn_Ian_HI RES COLOR (002).jpg' border='0'/></a>Ian Gershengorn will chair the firm's appellate and supreme court practice as well as working in the complex commercial litigation division.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/jenner--block-boosts-washington-with-former-acting-us-solicitor-general-76329868/Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:09Hogan Lovells real estate Warsaw team departs to Greenberg Traurig<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hogan-lovells-real-estate-warsaw-team-departs-to-greenberg-traurig-97931015/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Warsaw3.jpg' border='0'/></a>US law firm Greenberg Traurig has hired 11 lawyers from the Warsaw office of Hogan Lovells including the head of real estate.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hogan-lovells-real-estate-warsaw-team-departs-to-greenberg-traurig-97931015/Wed, 06 Sep 2017 15:09Marketing and BD focus is key to law firm success<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/marketing-and-bd-focus-is-key-to-law-firm-success-71668533/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Business development.jpg' border='0'/></a>Highly successful law firms have greater business development, marketing and technology focus, according to new research.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/marketing-and-bd-focus-is-key-to-law-firm-success-71668533/Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:09Eversheds Sutherland goes on the expansion trail with Nordic takeover<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/eversheds-sutherland-goes-on-the-expansion-trail-with-nordic-takeover-65532303/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Moscow (5)1.jpg' border='0'/></a>The global firm has taken over the Russian offices of Hannes Snellman and poached a seven-strong team from Simmons & Simmons in Luxembourg.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/eversheds-sutherland-goes-on-the-expansion-trail-with-nordic-takeover-65532303/Wed, 06 Sep 2017 14:09UK elite law firm partners earn over &pound;2 million a year<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-elite-law-firm-partners-earn-over-2-million-a-year-75206026/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/london (8)1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Star performers in elite UK law firms now earn over &pound;2 million, according to the latest figures from the Lawyer.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-elite-law-firm-partners-earn-over-2-million-a-year-75206026/Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:09Landmark European judgment on emails finds against company<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/landmark-european-judgment-on-emails-finds-against-company-64264806/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/European Court Human Rights.jpg' border='0'/></a>Companies must inform employees if their emails are being monitored, according to the European Court of Human Rights.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/landmark-european-judgment-on-emails-finds-against-company-64264806/Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:09World's 'most influential legal thinker' steps down<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/worlds-most-influential-legal-thinker-steps-down-78385552/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/University of Chicago.jpg' border='0'/></a>A witty US judge, who spearheaded a revolution in the economic analysis of law, has retired from the bench.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/worlds-most-influential-legal-thinker-steps-down-78385552/Tue, 05 Sep 2017 15:09How artificial intelligence can help solve GDPR issues<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/how-artificial-intelligence-can-help-solve-gdpr-issues-22505427/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/AI (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>Businesses face an almost impossible task preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation. But, says Tim Pullan, artificial intelligence software could be the answer.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/how-artificial-intelligence-can-help-solve-gdpr-issues-22505427/Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:09AWA Asia launches patent practice in China<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/awa-asia-launches-patent-practice-in-china-47101469/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/China (6)2.jpg' border='0'/></a>The European firm is strengthening its practice by hiring two top Chinese patent lawyers.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/awa-asia-launches-patent-practice-in-china-47101469/Mon, 04 Sep 2017 00:09Garrigues hires top labour law expert in Chile<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/garrigues-hires-top-labour-law-expert-in-chile-65290313/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/BarbaraVera_Garrigues (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>Garrigues has hired Barbara Vera to strengthen and lead the firm's labour and employment law department in Chile.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/garrigues-hires-top-labour-law-expert-in-chile-65290313/Mon, 04 Sep 2017 00:09Scottish law firm goes into administration<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/scottish-law-firm-goes-into-administration-87602227/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/15877344_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>The closure of Pagan Osborne will see around 70 jobs lost in the coming weeks.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/scottish-law-firm-goes-into-administration-87602227/Mon, 04 Sep 2017 00:09Hedge funds swoop on Slater & Gordon<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hedge-funds-swoop-on-slater--gordon-55514144/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Sydney30.jpg' border='0'/></a>The UK business will be hived off as part of a deal which sees the first listed Australian law firm now effectively owned by hedge funds.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hedge-funds-swoop-on-slater--gordon-55514144/Fri, 01 Sep 2017 11:09LOD looks to tackle secondee challenge for law firms<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lod-looks-to-tackle-secondee-challenge-for-law-firms-17666923/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/office3.jpg' border='0'/></a>The company, which provides interim lawyers, is now offering to provide secondees to companieshttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lod-looks-to-tackle-secondee-challenge-for-law-firms-17666923/Mon, 04 Sep 2017 00:09Allen & Overy picks legaltech innovators<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/allen--overy-picks-legaltech-innovators-19915628/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Innovation (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>Allen & Overy has chosen eight companies to work in Fuse, the new tech innovation space based in its London offices.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/allen--overy-picks-legaltech-innovators-19915628/Mon, 04 Sep 2017 00:09Kennedys completes its acquisition of Berg<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/kennedys-completes-its-acquisition-of-berg-74867691/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Merger (6)2.jpg' border='0'/></a>The UK firm has boosted its litigation practice with Manchester firm Berg.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/kennedys-completes-its-acquisition-of-berg-74867691/Fri, 01 Sep 2017 11:09Stephenson Harwood opens in Myanmar<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/stephenson-harwood-opens-in-myanmar-27472650/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Myanmar11.jpg' border='0'/></a>The country is going through a time of legal and regulatory reform which is opening up investment opportunities.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/stephenson-harwood-opens-in-myanmar-27472650/Wed, 30 Aug 2017 21:08New York is top US destiny for ICC international arbitration<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-york-is-top-us-destiny-for-icc-international-arbitration-57028343/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/New York (8)2.jpg' border='0'/></a>The city displaced Singapore to take fourth place globally and beat the UK on new ICC cases.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-york-is-top-us-destiny-for-icc-international-arbitration-57028343/Thu, 31 Aug 2017 12:08Montreal firms merge to boost complex litigation practice<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/montreal-firms-merge-to-boost-complex-litigation-practice-13588732/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Montreal3.jpg' border='0'/></a>Montreal law firm Fraticelli Provost has joined forces with Langlois.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/montreal-firms-merge-to-boost-complex-litigation-practice-13588732/Thu, 31 Aug 2017 12:08Understanding the potential benefits of portfolio litigation funding for law firms<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/understanding-the-potential-benefits-of-portfolio-litigation-funding-for-law-firms-46991192/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Funding3.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law firms now have another funding option when dealing with multiple claims, says Josh Meltzer of Woodsford Litigation Funding.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/understanding-the-potential-benefits-of-portfolio-litigation-funding-for-law-firms-46991192/Fri, 01 Sep 2017 11:09IP company sold to US private equity house for &pound;2.4 billion<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ip-company-sold-to-us-private-equity-house-for-24-billion-9351393/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Patents3.jpg' border='0'/></a>Intellectual property company CPA Global has been sold to a US buyout firm for &pound;2.4bn.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ip-company-sold-to-us-private-equity-house-for-24-billion-9351393/Tue, 29 Aug 2017 23:08Simpson Thacher snaps up Allen & Overy's co-head of global competition<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/simpson-thacher-snaps-up-allen--overys-co-head-of-global-competition-18192770/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Washington .jpg' border='0'/></a>John Terzaken, antitrust litigator and former prosecutor, has joined the firm in Washington.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/simpson-thacher-snaps-up-allen--overys-co-head-of-global-competition-18192770/Tue, 29 Aug 2017 23:08Australian corporate law depts increase productivity with tech<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/australian-corporate-law-depts-increase-productivity-with-tech-39030840/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Technology (3)1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Australian corporate legal departments are improving productivity by investing in technology.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/australian-corporate-law-depts-increase-productivity-with-tech-39030840/Tue, 29 Aug 2017 22:08Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-15626906/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/JC Penney (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>A weekly round up of moves around the globe.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-15626906/Tue, 29 Aug 2017 22:08Law firms put legal departments under scrutiny<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/law-firms-put-legal-departments-under-scrutiny-3579708/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Audit.jpg' border='0'/></a>The good, the bad and the ugly: Law firms give their views on clients - the mistakes that legal departments are making and how they can form more beneficial relationships with external advisors.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/law-firms-put-legal-departments-under-scrutiny-3579708/Fri, 01 Sep 2017 11:09Metrics put general counsel in pole position<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/metrics-put-general-counsel-in-pole-position-38392672/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/KPI3.jpg' border='0'/></a>Metrics are key to proving law departments are adding value to businesses.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/metrics-put-general-counsel-in-pole-position-38392672/Wed, 30 Aug 2017 21:08Making a strategic impact<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/making-a-strategic-impact-79285340/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Strategy1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Strategic input is essential if a general counsel is to have a seat at the boardroom table.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/making-a-strategic-impact-79285340/Tue, 29 Aug 2017 22:08Honigman targets autonomous vehicle sector<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/honigman-targets-autonomous-vehicle-sector-98369936/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/car4.jpg' border='0'/></a>Detroit law firm Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn has set up an autonomous vehicle industry group.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/honigman-targets-autonomous-vehicle-sector-98369936/Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:08Corrs deploys Luminance's artifical intelligence for deals<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/corrs-deploys-luminances-artifical-intelligence-for-deals-62871907/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/artificial intelligence (4).jpg' border='0'/></a>The firm will use Luminance's artificial intelligence technology in its M&A department.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/corrs-deploys-luminances-artifical-intelligence-for-deals-62871907/Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:08Luther legaltech strategy boosts growth and profitability<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/luther-legaltech-strategy-boosts-growth-and-profitability-59180570/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/flexible working3.jpg' border='0'/></a>The German law firm is going through a generational shift which has seen it adopt new strategies, including digital innovation and flexible working.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/luther-legaltech-strategy-boosts-growth-and-profitability-59180570/Tue, 29 Aug 2017 23:08Extradition post Brexit remains in disarray<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/extradition-post-brexit-remains-in-disarray-29723058/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Brexit (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>The UK is looking to stick with the current arrangements on extradition, but will the EU agree? Ben Keith discusses the possibilities.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/extradition-post-brexit-remains-in-disarray-29723058/Thu, 24 Aug 2017 22:08Lawyers make the best CEOs for high-risk sectors<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-make-the-best-ceos-for-high-risk-sectors-44966122/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/MBA.jpg' border='0'/></a>Lawyers are the ideal CEOs for pharmaceutical and airline companies, according to a leading US academic.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-make-the-best-ceos-for-high-risk-sectors-44966122/Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:08New Brand wins landmark award in China over logo dispute<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-brand-wins-landmark-award-in-china-over-logo-dispute-51482569/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/China (5)2.jpg' border='0'/></a>The US brand trademark &pound;1.2 million win comes amidst pressure over intellectual property rights in China.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-brand-wins-landmark-award-in-china-over-logo-dispute-51482569/Thu, 24 Aug 2017 22:08Law firms need to up their game on new data regulations<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-firms-need-to-up-their-game-on-new-data-regulations-40312895/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/data leakage.jpg' border='0'/></a>With only 13 per cent of UK law firms ready for next year's new EU data regulations, law firms need to wake up to their new responsibilities over client data.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-firms-need-to-up-their-game-on-new-data-regulations-40312895/Thu, 24 Aug 2017 22:08Diversity stalls at top US law firms<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/diversity-stalls-at-top-us-law-firms-79432313/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Diversity6.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law firms have made no appreciable progress towards diversifying their ranks in recent times.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/diversity-stalls-at-top-us-law-firms-79432313/Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:08DLA Piper client marketing plan pulls in $37.6 million<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dla-piper-client-marketing-plan-pulls-in-$376-million-66895222/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/data analysis.jpg' border='0'/></a>The law firm is using predictive analytics to target 'at risk' clients and has developed a model to identify unhappy customers.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dla-piper-client-marketing-plan-pulls-in-$376-million-66895222/Thu, 24 Aug 2017 07:08Herbert Smith Freehills selects May Tai to head China<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/herbert-smith-freehills-selects-may-tai-to-head-china-61909428/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/China (2)4.jpg' border='0'/></a>The respected mediator will oversee the 300 partner strong Greater China region.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/herbert-smith-freehills-selects-may-tai-to-head-china-61909428/Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:08Lawyers procrastinate for over an hour a day<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-procrastinate-for-over-an-hour-a-day-19587501/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Procrastination (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>From chatting, surfing the web and engaging in social media, lawyers are prone to a bout of procrastination every day. The good news for their bosses - accountants are worse.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-procrastinate-for-over-an-hour-a-day-19587501/Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:08Kirkland & Ellis pick up Ropes & Gray team<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/kirkland--ellis-pick-up-ropes--gray-team-92051277/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/37235512_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Five top Ropes & Gray partners have jumped ship to US law firm Kirkland & Ellis.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/kirkland--ellis-pick-up-ropes--gray-team-92051277/Wed, 23 Aug 2017 08:08Iberian legal departments cut back on law firm usage<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/iberian-legal-departments-cut-back-on-law-firm-usage-63764741/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Budget2.jpg' border='0'/></a>Legal department budgets in Spain and Portugal have reduced external counsel usage.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/iberian-legal-departments-cut-back-on-law-firm-usage-63764741/Tue, 22 Aug 2017 22:08Yahoo automates workflows through ThinkSmart<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/yahoo-automates-workflows-through-thinksmart-95417813/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Yahoo9.jpg' border='0'/></a>Yahoo's move to automate thousands of workflows and process saw the company turn to ThinkSmart. Paul Hirner, CEO, ThinkSmart discusses the journey.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/yahoo-automates-workflows-through-thinksmart-95417813/Wed, 23 Aug 2017 08:08Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-85448204/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Disney.jpg' border='0'/></a>A weekly round-up of moves across the globe.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-85448204/Tue, 22 Aug 2017 22:08General counsel have more to worry about than negotiating firm discounts<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/general-counsel-have-more-to-worry-about-than-negotiating-firm-discounts-31071861/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/rock star.jpg' border='0'/></a>Georgetown law lecturer and legal entrepreneur Mark Cohen says GCs have gone from roadie to rock stars.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/general-counsel-have-more-to-worry-about-than-negotiating-firm-discounts-31071861/Thu, 24 Aug 2017 07:08Bryan Cave sets up global team targeting data centre clusters<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/bryan-cave-sets-up-global-team-targeting-data-centre-clusters-3554330/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Data Security blog.jpg' border='0'/></a>The US firm is focusing on the burgeoning market for data centres globally.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/bryan-cave-sets-up-global-team-targeting-data-centre-clusters-3554330/Mon, 21 Aug 2017 23:08Pemberton Greenish hires new CEO<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/pemberton-greenish-hires-new-ceo-67489878/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/London (4)2.jpg' border='0'/></a>The private client firm was looking for an executive with proven experience growing a law firm.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/pemberton-greenish-hires-new-ceo-67489878/Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:08China looks to lead in legaltech<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/china-looks-to-lead-in-legaltech-95385660/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/China (3)3.jpg' border='0'/></a>With more than 100 legaltech companies in China, China is gearing up to become a market leader in the legal space.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/china-looks-to-lead-in-legaltech-95385660/Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:08The march of the millennials<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/commentary/the-march-of-the-millennials-65291185/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Millennials (3).jpg' border='0'/></a>The millennials are now calling the shots and older generations at law firms are being forced to listen, says Simon Harper.http://www.globallegalpost.com/commentary/the-march-of-the-millennials-65291185/Thu, 24 Aug 2017 06:08Former A&L Goodbody managing partner James Osborne dies<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/former-al-goodbody-managing-partner-james-osborne-dies-79683257/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/James Osborne.jpg' border='0'/></a>James Osborne, former head of Dublin law firm A & L Goodbody and one of Ireland's best-known lawyers, has died.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/former-al-goodbody-managing-partner-james-osborne-dies-79683257/Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:08Slow growth for law firms in 2017<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/slow-growth-for-law-firms-in-2017-80906713/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/technology (2)1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law firms are set for bigger expenses and slower growth in 2017, according to Citibank's quarterly report.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/slow-growth-for-law-firms-in-2017-80906713/Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:08Washington DC law firm shrinkage bad news for property market<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/washington-dc-law-firm-shrinkage-bad-news-for-property-market-29833056/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Washington (3)1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law firm shrinkage has led to Washington DC's largest oversupply of office space in yearshttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/washington-dc-law-firm-shrinkage-bad-news-for-property-market-29833056/Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:08Opportunistic law firms succeed in changing their fortunes<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/opportunistic-law-firms-succeed-in-changing-their-fortunes-78831537/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Efficiency (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>Only a small number of opportunistic firms are making the big changes needed to increase revenue and market share.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/opportunistic-law-firms-succeed-in-changing-their-fortunes-78831537/Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:08